Azimi and Passeport Win CFI Funding

Gisele Azimi and Elodie Passeport are among eleven U of T researchers who will receive funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders fund totalling over $1.8M. This fund aims to assist institutions in attracting and retaining talented researchers.

Gisele Azimi, who holds a joint appointment with the Department of Materials Science & Engineering, will apply the funding to the study of extraction, processing and recycling of strategic materials.

Elodie Passeport, who holds a joint appointment with the Department of Civil Engineering, will use the funds for a stable isotope facility for improved understanding of the fate and removal of emerging contaminants in water.

Learn about other U of T Engineering CFI recipients.